#1
Hello. I bought a Marshall MG15 CDR (small thing) over a year ago. I live with another 3 people here at home and I like to play quiet at times.. anyway, since I bought it I noticed there's a big difference in volume switching from 1 to 2 with distortion on. And I mean annoying loud, like if someone is sleeping in the room next to you he'll be bothered.. I thought this was ok since they are meant to sound loud..

But this saturday I went to a friend's home and he's got the same amp, and his does seem to work fine. There's not such abysmal difference and you gotta turn it up at least to 4 for it to sound loud. He said it must be a problem with the potentiometer. Is there anything I can do to fix this? Preferably without having to send it in to have it repaired. I dont want to spend a lot of money.. Thanks.
#2
Simple. Sell the crappy MG and buy a good, small, practice amp
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#3
i once broke the potentiometer of my 15 watt little amp because it went down on the floor..The only thing you can do is to repair it by yourself, but i don't think you are an electrician, or get it repaired..it shouldn't cost too much, but the original potentiometer will cost more than an unbranded one!
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Quote by Koshman32
Simple. Sell the crappy MG and buy a good, small, practice amp

I think I said I didnt want to spend much money having it repaired and you ask me to buy a whole new amp? :P Lol.


311ZOSOVHJH, can dirt be really the problem tho? Anyway I think I can.. as long as it's not a mess inside there with cables and stuff. I'll give it a try when I get home and let you know. Keep an eye on this please Thanks.
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Quote by Mannysz
I think I said I didnt want to spend much money having it repaired and you ask me to buy a whole new amp? :P Lol.


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hahahaha best answer ever
#8
dirty pots could very well be the culprit, so could a damaged or poorly connected pot, which could cause volume skips.

although, i dunno why you'd wanna try and fix an amp thats famous for going to sleep and never waking up.

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